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Oklahoma Officer Dies After Traffic-Stop Shooting

vestigators work at the scene Monday, March 27, 2017, where a Tecumseh, Okla. police officer was shot during a traffic stop overnight.

A 22-year-old officer and new recruit died Monday after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said.

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More Efforts Needed To Prevent A/H7N9 From Entering Vietnam

HANOI – Vietnam's Prime Minister has asked for higher vigilance on the spread of A/H7N9 avian flu, which is reportedly breaking out in neighbouring China, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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Venezuela Asks OAS To Suspend Upcoming Session Citing Plan To Undermine It

CARACAS -- Venezuela's government on Monday called on the Organization of American States (OAS) to suspend an upcoming session, citing an "interventionist plan" by a minority faction within the group.

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US Vows To End 'Israel-Bashing' At United Nations

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference. Photo: AFP

The US ambassador to the United Nations received a rapturous welcome Monday at Washington's biggest pro-Israel forum, where she vowed never to allow "Israel-bashing" at the world body.

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US Leads Boycott Of Nuclear Weapons Ban Talks

US leads boycott of nuclear weapons ban talks US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, speaks outside the United Nations General Assembly on March 27, 2017 in New York. Photo: AFP

More than 100 countries on Monday launched the first UN talks aimed at achieving a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons, as Washington led an international boycott of a process it deems unrealistic.

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North Korea Tests Rocket Engine - U.S. Officials

A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. Photo: Reuters

WASHINGTON - North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that U.S. officials believe could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, officials told Reuters on Monday.

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Man Arrested For Grab/Uber Promotional Scam

Yahoo Singapore file photo.

A 60-year-old man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a series of promotional package scams centred on popular ride-hailing apps Grab and Uber, said police on Tuesday (28 March).

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Hollande To Bring $2.6b Investment During First Indonesia Visit

Indonesia and France will sign various agreements to further strengthen strategic partnerships and bilateral relations during French President François Hollande's first state visit on Wednesday (29/03).

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Mexico Governor Says Chihuahua Too Weak To Fight Cartels

The governor of Mexico's northern state of Chihuahua, Javier Corral, has said his government does not have the means to tackle organised crime.

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An Enormous 100kg Solid Gold Coin Worth Over RM4.4mil Has Been Stolen From A Berlin Museum

Filepic: BBC

A 100kg gold Canadian coin worth USD$1mil (RM4.4mil) in face value was stolen from the Bode Museum in Berlin yesterday.

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